5541. chrésteuomai
Strong's Concordance
chrésteuomai: to be kind
Original Word: χρηστεύομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chrésteuomai
Phonetic Spelling: (khraste-yoo'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I am kind
Definition: I am kind (full of service to others), gentle.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chréstos
Definition
to be kind
NASB Translation
kind (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5541: χρηστεύομαι

χρηστεύομαι; (χρηστός, which see); to show oneself mild, to be kind, use kindness: 1 Corinthians 13:4. (Ecclesiastical writings, as Eusebius, h. e. 5, 1, 46; τίνι, toward one, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 13, 2 [ET]; 14, 3 [ET].)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be kind.

Middle voice from chrestos; to show oneself useful, i.e. Act benevolently -- be kind.

see GREEK chrestos

Forms and Transliterations
χρηστευεται χρηστεύεται chresteuetai chresteúetai chrēsteuetai chrēsteúetai
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1 Occurrence


χρηστεύεται — 1 Occ.

1 Corinthians 13:4 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἀγάπη μακροθυμεῖ χρηστεύεται ἡ ἀγάπη
NAS: love is kind [and] is not jealous;
KJV: suffereth long, [and] is kind; charity
INT: Love has patience is kind love

1 Occurrence

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